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HSE Manager

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Location: San Jose, CA, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Facilities & HSE

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.


The estimated salary range for this role based in California is between $126,500 and $151,800 annually. This role is eligible to receive a variable annual bonus based on company, team, and individual performance per bioMerieux’s bonus program. This range may differ from ranges offered for similar positions elsewhere in the country given differences in cost of living. Actual compensation within this range is determined based on the successful candidate’s experience and will be presented in writing at the time of the offer.

In addition, bioMérieux offers a competitive Total Rewards package that may include:

·         A choice of medical (including prescription), dental, and vision plans providing nationwide coverage and telemedicine options

·         Company-Provided Life and Accidental Death Insurance

·         Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance

·         Retirement Plan including a generous non-discretionary employer contribution and employer match.

·         Adoption Assistance

·         Wellness Programs

·         Employee Assistance Program

·         Commuter Benefits

·         Various voluntary benefit offerings

·         Discount programs

·         Parental leaves



Leads and directs the Health Safety and Environmental (HSE) efforts at the San Jose bioMerieux facility. Optimize the performance in HSE initiatives helping the company achieve the status of a world-class organization. Identify, manage, direct, and audit the systems required to limit risk factors leading to environmental mishaps, compliance violations, job-related injury or illness, property damage, and negative community relations while managing the continuous improvement of company metrics. Participate as a functional expert and resource for other company locations as requested.  Aid in the development and implementation of HSE policies, procedures, and programs. 


1.       Serve as the Management Representative for the San Jose facility and lead assessments of the HSE systems for compliance (e.g. EPA, MDNR, OSHA, DOT), and ensure that such assessments are conducted in accordance with established policies and procedures to maximize their benefit to bioMérieux, Inc.

2.       Develops written environmental and safety plans to improve the safety culture, eliminate injuries and environmental compliance violations, and maximize environmental stewardship and sustainability.

3.       Performs/coordinates industrial hygiene and environmental testing and monitors to ensure compliance with governmental and Company regulations.

4.       Leads and/or coordinates HSE incident investigations and communicates the same throughout bioMerieux as indicated by procedure. Conducts follow up audits to ensure that corrective actions are taken as indicated by the investigations.

5.       Lead efforts to increase continuous safety and environmental conscientiousness, identify potential hazards, investigate safety and/or environmental incidents and initiate necessary changes identified through "near miss" incident investigations.  Thoroughly investigate any work-related injury and record it appropriately.

6.       Plan, develop and lead safety and environmental awareness meetings. Ensure that the personnel, activities, equipment, and areas are in compliance with applicable federal, state, local and corporate regulations and policies.

7.       Develop and implement HSE training programs that provide necessary organizational knowledge to achieve company and regulatory objectives including compliance.

8.       Manages the HSE compliance programs by working closely with the Site Manager, site department heads and other staff to develop and implement strategic plans for compliance and performance site wide.

9.       Analyzes performance metrics and implements plans for compliance and performance improvement. Develops, implements and conducts employee training for safety and environmental regulations as directed by OSHA, MDNR, DOT, EPA or other appropriate regulatory agencies. 


·         Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 8 years of relevant industry experience managing HSE and experience supervising others is required.

·         Masters Degree preferred.

·         Comprehensive knowledge of the OSHA, EPA, and DOT regulations, experience in the interpretation of local and state environmental and safety and standards.

·         Demonstrated experience in the integration of HSE into the manufacturing process preferred.

·         Ability to interact with all levels of plant personnel.

·         Excellent verbal and written communication, including experience presenting to and training others.

·         Requires strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Package.  Also requires sound analytical skills.


 Routinely interacts and makes decisions with and regarding all levels in bioMérieux and with US regulatory agencies.  This position is the primary contact for external inquiries (e.g. EPA, MDNR, MSD, OSHA) regarding the facility HSE systems.              


·         Domestic travel required <5% of time

·         International travel required <5% of time


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BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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